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The Iranian ambassador to the United Nations has reiterated the country’s sovereignty over three Persian Gulf islands, saying those territories have always been and will always remain Iranian.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has delivered a speech to the UN Security Council on the situation in Persian Gulf.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has expressed Iran's opposition to any foreign military presence in the Persian Gulf region, including the presence of European forces.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has dismissed the claims raised by the foreign minister of the UAE on three Iranian islands in the Persian Gulf, saying such “groundless” comments would not change anything about Iran’s sovereignty over the trio islands.
Advanced unmanned aerial vehicles operated by Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) have managed to capture strikingly close footage of a US strike group, led by the USS Nimitz, right before its passage into the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz.
The Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran will stage a joint manoeuvre dubbed “Zolfaqar” as of Thursday.
A Defence Ministry official says Iran’s advances in the naval industries have placed the country among the world's top five manufacturers of military speedboats capable of launching missiles.
The chargé d'affaires of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry over the UAE coast guard’s move to shoot at a number of Iranian fishing boats and the seizure of one of them in the Persian Gulf on August 17, 2020.